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Entrepreneurship

“Entrepreneur (noun): one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” Deciding to become an entrepreneur requires a huge leap of faith. Whether you are a first-time or serial entrepreneur, you will pick up tips in these related summaries.

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Building Your Business the Right-Brain Way
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Jennifer Lee

New World Library, 2014

(8)

The Art of the Start
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Guy Kawasaki

Portfolio, 2004

(8)

The Economy of You
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Kimberly Palmer

AMACOM, 2014

(8)

EnergizeGrowth Now
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Lisa Nirell

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2009

(7)

Beyond the Business Plan
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Simon Bridge and Cecilia Hegarty

Palgrave Macmillan, 2013

(7)

The Entrepreneur Equation
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Carol Roth

BenBella, 2011

(7)

Hit the Deck
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David Ronick

UpStart Bootcamp, 2010

(8)

For Better or For Work
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Meg Cadoux Hirshberg

An Inc. Original, 2012

(8)

EntreLeadership
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Dave Ramsey

Howard Books, 2011

(7)

Clients First
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Joseph Callaway and JoAnn Callaway

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2012

(6)

The Founder's Dilemmas
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Noam Wasserman

Princeton UP, 2012

(8)

The Rebel Entrepreneur
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Jonathan Moules

Kogan Page, 2012

(7)

30 Days to Social Media Success
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Gail Z. Martin

Career Press, 2010

(8)

Getting to Plan B
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John Mullins and Randy Komisar

Harvard Business Review Press, 2009

(8)

Startup Life
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Brad Feld and Amy Batchelor

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(7)

The Power of Unreasonable People
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John Elkington and Pamela Hartigan

Harvard Business Review Press, 2008

(8)

Be a Direct Selling Superstar
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Mary Christensen

AMACOM, 2013

(8)

Strategy Bites Back
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Henry Mintzberg et al.

FT Prentice Hall, 2005

(9)

Getting Bigger by Growing Smaller
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Joel M. Shulman and Thomas T. Stallkamp

FT Prentice Hall, 2004

(8)

Platform
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Michael Hyatt

Nelson Publishers, 2012

(7)

Selling Your Business
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Louis P. Crosier

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004

(7)

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Entrepreneurship

So, you’re ready to take the plunge. You’re tired of working for someone else and watching them reap all of the benefits. You’re afraid that if you wait any longer, it may be too late. Starting your own business is an enormous undertaking. In addition to major concerns such as financing, staffing, and marketing, you’re likely to experience a range of emotions from panic to euphoria and everything in between. But it’s reassuring to know that getAbstract can help you deal with every situation and overcome every obstacle on your way to building a productive business. Our entrepreneurship summaries cover all aspects of going into business for yourself. You’ll learn from experts in the field about the importance of establishing a sound business plan and philosophy, and the critical decisions you’ll face in your start-up venture. You’ll find solid advice about your options for arranging financing and avoiding common pitfalls that can create economic turmoil. You’ll also understand why new small business owners face similar issues, regardless of your industry or specialty.

Special Qualities

There’s a big difference between wanting to become a business owner and possessing the necessary attributes. Many of the summaries in this category challenge you to examine your motivations for going into business and whether you have the determination and fortitude to be a success. You’ll learn to evaluate your tolerance for risk and whether you have the ability to deal with setbacks – or even failure. Let getAbstract be a source of strength and encouragement as you navigate through uncharted waters.